OCARC 2014 Field Day Portfolio - part 3 of 3

Orange County Amateur Radio Club - W6ZE

2014 Field Day Pictures

Page 3 of 3

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The DIGITAL station on PSK31 this year was captained by Greg W6ATB (shown).


Photo by Arnie-N6HC

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The operating position for DIGITAL was a luxorious motor home, located in the far NorthWest corner of the FD site. The DIGITAL station used two antennas: a 20M dipole antenna mounted on top of the motorhome, and a Cushcraft multiband verticle, off the picture to the left.

Photo by Richard-K6RBS

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The call letters W6ETC were used for this year's GOTA. The GOTA attracted visitors and Scouts. Here co-captain  Tim N6TMT (with hat, but mostly hidden) helps a visitor make a QSO...while Scouts listen on and wait their turn. Co-captain Tom W6ETC is working on a ground wire (in white shirt).

Photo by Ken-W6HHC

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GOTA co-captain Tom W6ETC instructs one of the scouts to make his first QSO.

Photo by Fried-WA6WZO

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The GOTA station used a multi-band beam for 20M/15M/10M

Photo by Richard-K6RBS

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The Boy Scout encampment was still quiet on Sunday morning before the breakfast arrived. Scout leader Greg WQ9P reported that "the school was a nice place to camp overnight."

Photo by Ken-W6HHC

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Of course, some of the older scouts wanted to test their stamina by staying awake the entire night sitting and talking on the parking lot.

Photo by Ken-W6HHC

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On Sunday morning, breakfast was brought in from McDonalds, Starbucks, and OJ from a local grocery store.  On the left-side is Ass't Scoutmaster Greg WQ9P. On the right-hand-side are Ken W6HHC (green shirt) and Tim N6GP in hat.

Photo by Bob-AF6C

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"El Presidente" Nicholas AF6CF volunteered to set-up his solar power system at FD. The panel shown here was able to power the some VHF/UHF stations for Field Day bonus points.

Photo by Richard-K6RBS

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The tear-down crew is seen here "swarming" around the 40M PHN tower after it was lowered to the ground after FD is over.

Photo by Ken-W6HHC

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2014 Field Day operation is over and the Sunday tear-down is about to begin.  Here's the huge great crew who stayed to the end to make tear-down and clean-up easy...including the many Boy Scouts of Troop 788 (mostlly in the red shirts)

Photo by Ken-W6HHC

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A collage of photos from the 2014 Field Day event used in our club newsletter.

Photo Collage by Ken W6HHC

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